Wei-Lun Hung

Assistant Professor

  • 142 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
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Personal profile


  • 2012 Ph.D., Food Science and Technology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • 2005 B.S., Nutrition and Food Science, Fu Jen University, Taiwan


  • 2018.08- Assistant Professor, School of Food Safety, Taipei Medical University
  • 2016.03-2018.07 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Florida
  • 2015.08-2016.02 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Food Science, Rutgers University
  • 2014.02-2015.01 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Graduate Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Taiwan University


  • 2017 Excellence in Review Award, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
  • 2015 Fellowship of Postdoctoral Research Abroad Program, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • 2011 Award of Academic Research Thesis in Doctor, College of Bioresources and Agriculture, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • 2011 Food Technologists, National Certification, issued by Ministry of Examination, Taiwan

Research Interests

  • Development of foodomics platform for boosting food quality, safety and bioactivities
  • Development of targeted and untargeted mass-based metabolomics approach for early disease diagnosis and biomarker discovery
  • Method development for analyzing food nutrients and bioactive compounds
  • Bioavailability, absorption and metabolism of food-derived phytochemicals
  • Evaluation of health benefits of food bioactives



  • 2014- Reviewer of Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
  • 2014- Reviewer of Journal of Food and Drug Analysis

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Citrus Medicine & Life Sciences
sesame meal Agriculture & Biology
Sesamum Medicine & Life Sciences
Lignans Medicine & Life Sciences
Trans Fatty Acids Medicine & Life Sciences
lignans Agriculture & Biology
Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus Agriculture & Biology
Glycosides Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 142 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 22 Article
  • 3 Review article
3 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of citrus juice coumarins, furanocoumarins and methoxylated flavones using solid phase extraction and HPLC with photodiode array and fluorescence detection

Li, G. J., Wu, H. J., Wang, Y., Hung, W. L. & Rouseff, R. L., Jan 15 2019, In : Food Chemistry. 271, p. 29-38 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

citrus juices

Polymethoxyflavones: Chemistry and Molecular Mechanisms for Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Tung, Y. C., Chou, Y. C., Hung, W. L., Cheng, A. C., Yu, R. C., Ho, C. T. & Pan, M. H., Jan 1 2019, In : Current Pharmacology Reports.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chemical modification

Proteomic and metabolomic analyses provide insight into the off-flavour of fruits from citrus trees infected with ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’

Yao, L., Yu, Q., Huang, M., Hung, W., Grosser, J., Chen, S., Wang, Y. & Gmitter, F. G., Dec 1 2019, In : Horticulture Research. 6, 1, 31.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus
off flavors
1 Citation (Scopus)
Citrus fruits
Candidatus Liberibacter
Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus
Secondary Metabolism

Comprehensive Metabolomics Analysis of Mandarins (Citrus reticulata) as a Tool for Variety, Rootstock, and Grove Discrimination

Feng, S., Niu, L., Suh, J. H., Hung, W. L. & Wang, Y., Oct 3 2018, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 66, 39, p. 10317-10326 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Citrus reticulata